February 25, 2021

What Is Dry Socket?

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Man with dry socket

When you go in for your tooth extraction, something that your dentist may mention is the possibility of dry socket. This painful condition, that happens in about 4% of all tooth extractions, occurs when the blood clot necessary for an extraction site to heal properly falls out too early. This can be very painful and needs to be treated by a dentist. Continue reading to learn more about this condition and how it is treated.

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February 3, 2021

Why Do You Need a Filling to Repair a Cavity?

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Tooth filling

You go to the dentist after a while to find out that you have a cavity. In addition to this, you are told that you need to come back soon in order to have a tooth filling. But what is a filling and why is it so important that you get one within a short period of time. Continue reading to learn more about this common dental procedure so that you know what to expect when the day of your appointment comes around.

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January 23, 2021

What Are Dental Sealants?

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Child at dentist

You’ve been teaching your child how important it is to brush and floss every single day in order to maintain a healthy smile. However, there is an extra step that can be taken in order to help them keep up excellent oral health while they are young – dental sealants. For a child, reaching certain areas of the mouth isn’t always easy, so having a safety net against cavities can help to prevent the need for extra time in the dental chair. Continue reading to learn more about dental sealants from a kids’ dentist.

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January 7, 2021

7 Foods to Eat If You Have Gum Disease

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Person with gum disease

Gum disease is a more common issue than you may think. In fact, approximately half of Americans who are aged 30 or older are suffering from periodontal disease at any stage. That being said, it is also easily preventable with proper oral hygiene and regular dental visits. However, you may be wondering what kinds of foods that you should be sticking to if you are dealing with this condition. Continue reading to learn which types of foods you should have plenty of in your diet.

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December 17, 2020

Why Is It So Important to Brush Your Teeth Before Bed?

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Man brushing his teeth

After a long day of work, driving the kids from one place to another, studying, or whatever else was in store for you, it is easy to hit the hay as soon as you get home without taking time to brush your teeth and floss. After all, you’ll have to brush in the morning before you begin the daily grind once again. No one will even know. The truth is that brushing before bed is extremely important for your oral health. Continue reading to learn why.

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December 9, 2020

I Chipped My Tooth! What Should I Do?

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Chipped tooth

No one expects to encounter a dental emergency. However, this is something many of us go through in our lifetime. A chipped tooth can occur for a variety of different reasons. Whether you accidently munched down on something too hard or you endured a blow to the face when playing a team sport, none of us are immune to dental injuries. It is difficult to know what to expect when you chip a tooth and you are requiring treatment. Continue reading to learn about the symptoms you are likely to experience as well as some possible solutions, including dental bonding.

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November 19, 2020

What to Expect for a Deep Cleaning at the Dentist

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Patient during deep cleaning

You know what it’s like to get a regular teeth cleaning from your dentist, but now you’ve been told that you’re in need of a deep cleaning, or a scaling and root planing. You may be wondering how this compares to what you are used to. This procedure is typically done in order to clear your gum pockets of debris and toxic buildup. Ultimately, it will help to prevent periodontal disease from progressing to later stages. Continue reading to learn more about the process so that you know what to expect by the time of your appointment.

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November 5, 2020

Veneers vs. Orthodontics – Which Is Right for You?

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Woman after seeing orthodontist

Are you looking to feel more confident about the appearance of your smile? The good news is that you have a variety of different options when it comes to changing the way your teeth look. If misalignment is something that you are interested in correcting, you may be contemplating whether you should seek treatment from an orthodontist or settle for veneers. Continue reading to learn more about each option so that you can decide which one is a better choice for your unique smile needs.

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October 15, 2020

5 Foods to Stay Away from This Holiday Season

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Eggnog

The holiday season is nearly hear! No matter what exciting holidays you have to look forward to, there is one thing the majority of us are especially eager about – holiday foods! Whether it’s big meals with family, or a few more treats than usual, you are looking forward to having your belly full this coming winter. However, some of the things you are excited to consume may not be so good for your smile. Continue reading to learn more from your family dentist about the different foods and beverages you should keep to a minimum this year.

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October 1, 2020

How to Deal With Sensitive Teeth

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Woman with sensitive teeth

Do you experience pain and discomfort in your mouth whenever you taste your ice cream or take a sip of your morning coffee? This could mean that you are dealing with tooth sensitivity. This can be frustrating and uncomfortable to deal with. Nobody wants to cut out their favorite frozen treat. Your dentist shares more about the probable causes of your sensitive teeth and what can be done to give you some relief.

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